Grilled Snap Peas with Hazelnut-Dill Crumb

There are two methods I like my snap peas: uncooked or grilled. Most of the time, snap peas grow to be our spring snack. We eat them as is or they’re the right crunchy companion for hummus or some other type of dip. Nonetheless, I at all times make sure that to fireplace up the grill whereas we now have snap peas readily available.

These grilled snap peas are eaten as a facet in our home however I believe you possibly can simply flip this right into a grain bowl or salad. The hazelnut crumb is a little bit of a mash-up between a gremolata and breadcrumbs (however utilizing hazelnuts makes this simply gluten-free).

Additionally, when it comes to skewers, put money into a pleasant set of metallic ones, ideally the skinniest ones you possibly can. I don’t just like the flat, greater skewers. They have a tendency to interrupt aside sure greens and halloumi (which is a summer time grilling staple!)

Grilled Snap Pea


Skewer a meal: Add halloumi or tofu to the skewers. I like the salty cheese paired with the hazelnut crumb.

Nuts: Swap out the hazelnuts for almonds or pistachios. Keep on with a flavorful nut- it provides fairly a bit to the general taste of the dish.

Bowls: Add these snap peas to a salad or grain bowl. Prime with a sprinkle of feta cheese or your favourite grain sauce. I’d suggest pairing these grilled snap peas with this multigrain pilaf and lemon French dressing.

Grilled Snap Peas with Hazelnut Dill Crumb




½ pound snap peas

1 tablespoon olive oil

¼ teaspoon salt


¼ cup toasted and cooled hazelnuts

three tablespoons contemporary dill

1 clove garlic

Zest from 1 lemon

⅛ teaspoon salt

Lemons, for serving


  • If utilizing wooden skewers, soak in water for an hour earlier than grilling. Snap the top of the peas and take away the strings. Place in a bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil and the salt. Thread onto the skewers, roughly eight to 10 per skewer. Alternatively, you possibly can skip the skewer and use a grill pan.
  • Grill the snap peas, turning as soon as, till charred and vivid inexperienced.
  • Place the hazelnuts on a chopping board together with the contemporary dill, garlic, zest, and garlic. Chop/mince the whole lot till is properly mixed and resembles breadcrumbs. Alternatively, use a meals processor.
  • Serve the snaps peas with a drizzle of olive oil and a heavy sprinkle of the hazelnut crumb.


Ideas and Tips: As talked about, you possibly can skip the skewers and place the snap peas on a grill pan.

Dissipate leftover elements: snap peas, hazelnuts, dill

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